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Argentina shows the bad side of quantitative easing

This past week, there has been a frenzy of selling of emerging markets assets. The outflows from both stocks and debt in emerging markets reached their highest level since December 2016.

This amounted to $3.7 billion withdrawn from emerging market equities and bonds, according to data analysed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. These outflows have helped push our old friend, the Bull/Bear indicator developed by BofA Merrill Lynch, to 4.8 — its lowest level since January 2017.

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The Riskiest Emerging Markets This Quarter

Turkey, Argentina, India, Egypt and Vietnam are the five emerging markets where risk is highest, according to a new E&Y report.

The consultancy looked at 25 countries and drew up a “heatmap of vulnerability,” ranking each country under seven indicators of risk.

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